CBC Radio


Network: CBC Radio

Broadcast Run: 1946 to 1962

Broadcast Medium: Radio

A program of political satire and recorded music, carried on the CBC’s Trans Canada network and (later) the CBC AM network from 1946 to 1962. From 1946 to 1951 the segment ran at 8:30 am on After Breakfast Breakdown; beginning January 1, 1951, daily from 6:40 pm to 7pm, following the news.

Written, performed and hosted by Max Ferguson.  “Rawhide” was a satirical character first created by Ferguson during his early radio days in Halifax.

Written by John Corcelli – January, 2002